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Senior UX Designer

Description

This is a Hybrid position within our IT Organization. The role will allow employees to work remotely, but will also require onsite work based on business needs. The selected candidate will be expected to live a commutable distance to the innovation center they are selected for. Relocation will be provided as needed
 

About GM

We’re dedicated to achieving our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. We are looking for people who are passionate about helping us create safer, better and more sustainable solutions for personal mobility. Our bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities

About the Role

The GM OnStar Insurance UX Designer will lead usability with a strong focus on the discover/explore/test/listen/iterate cycle. You will work alongside product management, development, and business stakeholders to drive a user-centered design approach and develop iterative testing plans that generate the right insights to inform the next iteration. This role embodies a passionate, creative, yet pragmatic design doer & leader that can empathize with customer needs and behaviors, identify opportunities and successfully transform requirements into intuitive and elegant solutions. Our team is diverse, engaged, and moves fast so we expect you to not just keep up, but help lead the way.


Additional Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver outcomes that elegantly and intuitively answers the needs of our customers or facilitates an experiment while also supporting business objectives

  • Work throughout the design life cycle from research and ideation through development support and into testing

  • Convey design ideas in tangible forms like sketches, wires, prototypes, and annotated asset libraries

  • Work closely with the business and technical teams, and implement guidance from balance-team leadership

  • Serve as a User Experience evangelist across the organization

  • Help translate business requirements and interaction design principles into user experiences that are engaging, intuitive and map to personas, objectives and the unique value propositions that drive the experiment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Information Architecture or equivalent industry experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience designing for web and mobile applications

  • Understanding of iOS and Android (mobile) design guidelines

  • General understanding of Information Architecture

  • Passion for great design, purposeful aesthetic sense, an eye for detail and a demonstrated understanding of typography, color, layout

  • Deep appreciation and talent for generating simple solutions to complex problems

  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in order to meet milestones and deadlines

  • Aptitude for communicating design ideas persuasively and concisely both "up" and "across" an organization

  • Experience working cross-team and synthesizing feedback and input from product management, engineering, and marketing

  • Experienced in tools of the trade: e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud, Figma, Miro, UserTesting

  • Design Portfolio of work with roles and responsibilities tied to work defined

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.